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Stories from Friday, March 11, 2011

Daylight Savings Time (03/11/11)
Daylight Savings Time begins this Sunday, March 13, at 2 a.m. Remember to set your clocks ahead one hour before you go to bed Saturday night.
The hunt is on for County IT/GIS position (03/11/11)
The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors held a relatively short meeting on Tuesday at the Cherokee County Courthouse. The only person on the Board's agenda was Kristi Petersen, Cherokee County Human Resources Director, who discussed general business...
Hy-Vee Drug Store Director finds Cherokee friendly and welcoming (03/11/11)
Gary McCormick began his job as the Store Director at Cherokee's Hy Vee Drug Store on February 14, Valentine's Day, and has fallen in love with his new town. McCormick, a native of Norfolk, Nebraska, began a 20-year association with Hy-Vee working at the Hy-Vee store in his hometown when he was just 14 years old...
Council approves $11.1 million City budget (03/11/11)
Following the scheduled Public Hearing on the proposed 2011-12 annual budget Tuesday night, the Cherokee City Council unanimously approved the Budget as there were no oral or written comments presented to the Council. Essentially, the new budget is similar to last year's and totals an estimated $11,120,271, compared to the 2010-2011 budget of $10,965,390...
Times Gone By (03/11/11)
Last evening Dr. Wescott and E. C. Herrick were summoned by telephone to the Herman Stempke home in Pilot, where about 5 o'clock Otto Osborn, an eighteen year-old-boy working for Mr. Stempke, had shot himself. The circumstances surrounding the shooting as nearly as can be ascertained are as follows: The Stempke family about 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon went away for a short visit leaving Otto at home. ...
John H. Bindner (03/11/11)
John H. Bindner of Marcus, age 99, passed away on Monday, March 7, 2011 at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Mass of Christian Burial took place at 10:30 a.m. today at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. The Reverend Armand Bertrand officiated. Burial followed at Holy Name Cemetery. ...
Adam Daniel Craig (03/11/11)
Adam Daniel Craig of Cherokee, age 23, passed away Friday, March 4, 2011 at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. with his family by his side, following a courageous battle with cancer . Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 12, at the Washington High School Gymnasium in Cherokee. Chaplain Lt. Col Merrill Muller will officiate. Burial will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee...
Supply and Demand (03/11/11)
Recycle Those Plastic Bags! (03/11/11)
Here's encouraging news for anyone who wants to protect the environment. Plastic bag recycling has increased significantly, and there are easy steps you can take to contribute to this important trend. Over 900 million pounds of post-consumer plastic bags and film were recovered last year - a 25 percent increase from 2008,...